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OBI-822 is an active immunotherapy combining Globo-H, a carbohydrate antigen frequently expressed by cancer cells, jointly with KLH as the immune-stimulating carrier molecule.
Carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA19-9) is another well-known tumour marker which is elevated in many adenocarcinomas of digestive system, especially pancreatic tumours.
Laboratory investigations also revealed a plasma carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA19-9) concentration of 3103 IU/mL (reference interval, 2-40 IU/mL).
The book explores advances in carbohydrate-based vaccines, in terms of the handling of carbohydrate antigens by the immune system, the regulatory issues related to vaccine accreditation, and the compilation of chemical processes that have been developed in glycoconjugation chemistry.
A tumor marker panel consisting of prostate specific antigen (PSA), carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA 19-9) and alpha fetoprotein (AFP) showed a mildly elevated PSA and CA 19-9.
Neither carcinoembryonic antigen nor carbohydrate antigen 19-9 are sensitive enough to be used exclusively for diagnosis, "although they can be useful in tracking recurrence," said Dr.
IGN311 is a humanized monoclonal antibody against the Lewis Y carbohydrate antigen, a blood-group-related oligosaccharide.
There are caveats to these general rules, in that a protective titer prior to immuniz ation may not result in a significant rise in antibody level postimmunization, particularly following immunization with carbohydrate antigens.